Before going through the reasons for your 6.5 bands, let’s talk about in essay writing in general. Most of you have painful memories of writing an essay in schools. Try to recall the experience. Out of the twenty minutes for essay writing, you spent 10 minutes thinking about a great introduction and writing some scrappy […]
Housing and accommodation has become a major problem in many countries around the world.
What are some of the main factors that have contributed to this problem?
What can be done to help reduce the number of homeless people?
After working with more than 3000 students who were preparing for IELTS General Training module, we have observed even candidates with proficient Listening, Reading and Speaking skills are stuck at 6.5 bands in Writing. Why is it so? We have observed a few patterns the way you approach these essays and have compiled the most common reasons below.
Writing section on IELTS is the last one after Listening and Reading sections respectively. There are two Writing tasks and BOTH must be attempted to get the final score in the writing section. The writing Task 1 may vary based on the module of the IELTS: Academic or General Training
You and some friends ate a meal at a restaurant to celebrate a special occasion, and you were very pleased with the food and service.
Write a letter to the restaurant manager. In your letter
We at Career Care meet students preparing for IELTS from all over the world. It is interesting to observe that some of the mistakes in the Writing section of most of the students are similar despite the cultural variety and educational system. Based on our observations, we have shortlisted 5 ways to boost your IELTS writing scores that can work for anyone who is preparing for IELTS tests.
You are about to go on a vacation. A friend from another town shall come and stay in your apartment.
Write a letter to this friend. In your letter
Explain where your friend can get the key to the apartment.
Give your friend some instructions about using your apartment. Recommend some place to go
You bought a TV a week ago but when you got home you discovered it did not work properly. You called customer service to report the problem but you have not yet received any help.
Write a letter to the company and in your letter: introduce yourself; explain the problem
and state what action you would like from the company
Over the past few years, we have observed that many students preparing for IELTS fail to score in Reading Section. With our experience of training more than 3000 students all over the world, we have noted specific tricks that can boost your Reading scores by at least 1 band.
In some countries, it is usual for young people who graduate from high school to spend a year working or travelling before going to university.
What are the advantages and disadvantages for young people who decide to do this?